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Higher Ed Shake Up
Higher Ed Shake Up
Where Online Education Is Working

New low-cost programs are carving out a critical space in the U.S. higher education system.

Higher Ed Shake Up
Your Future Doctor Is Learning Medicine Online

Three lessons from the University of Vermont College of Medicine’s radical restructuring of its curriculum.

Higher Ed Shake Up
College Accreditation Isn’t Working

Here’s how to fix it.

Higher Ed Shake Up
A Three-Year BA?

Our existing higher education system isn’t working for millions of students. Time to test out new models.

Higher Ed Shake Up
Proving College Is Worth It

The case for testing in higher education.

Higher Ed Shake Up
College Isn’t Always Worth It

We need to do a better job of meeting the practical needs of the sizable percentage of the population that doesn’t benefit very much from sitting in classrooms year after year.

Higher Ed Shake Up
Beyond the BA

Michael Petrilli makes a strong case for beefing up vocational education programs.

Higher Ed Shake Up
Toward a College Testing System

Students at top schools have a leg up in many professional fields no matter how much they learned or didn’t learn. A standardized college testing system might help address this problem.

Higher Ed Shake Up
If You Major in STEM, It Doesn’t Matter Where You Go to College

Liberal arts major get a big boost from going to an elite college. STEM majors, not so much.

Higher Ed Shake Up
Online Degree Programs Poised for More Growth

Academic insiders would like the public to believe that traditional higher ed is invulnerable to disruption. They’re wrong.

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separation of powers

The third branch could be a bulwark against Trump’s potential abuses of power.

Crude Economics

America’s rig count is rising, and it’s only going to climb further after OPEC’s decision to cut output.

Crude Economics

Moscow just promised to cut its oil output, but that promise rings hollow.

Asia's Game of Thrones

China’s seizure of Singapore’s troop carriers is a power move that sends a signal about Beijing’s displeasure with the Lion City.

Burma's Rohingyas

Outrage at Myanmar’s leader for her inaction on the Rohingya demonstrates the continuing failure of human rights activists to understand the world or develop wise strategies for dealing with it.

Looking Ahead

Nancy Pelosi’s re-election at House Minority Leader suggests that even the 2016 disaster has not yet weakened the establishment’s iron grip over Democratic power centers.

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